All The Rage by Courtney Summers

Read this bad boy in one sitting - but I'm not confident that was by choice. From page 1 I never had the opportunity to walk away. So I'd been looking for some darker reads. Something beyond edgy. I wanted to go over that edge - and see what lay down there. I was hunting… Continue reading All The Rage by Courtney Summers

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Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

What. A. Book. The frustrating thing is that I've just finished an incredible book - and I can't think of a person alive to whom I'd recommend this thing. I cannot imagine the intended audience for it. The book is huge. Dense. Bizarre. I was prolly 200 pages in before I grasped the plot -… Continue reading Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

Bury Your Dead (Chief Inspector Gamache #5) by Louise Penny

(Do not - for any reason - read this book without reading the book before it). This book was somewhere between 3 stars and 4. It had at least 3 story lines - and that's a challenge for any author. One(ish) (two!?!?!) of those story lines carried over from the last book. As i mentioned… Continue reading Bury Your Dead (Chief Inspector Gamache #5) by Louise Penny

The Brutal Telling (Chief Inspector Gamache #5) by Louise Penny

This was somewhere btw 3.5 and 4 stars. It had a different vibe than the other books - particularly the last one. It was darker - more intense. There was still the beauty of the writing - Penny is the only author i've read that doesn't bore me when she describes food. Her characters and… Continue reading The Brutal Telling (Chief Inspector Gamache #5) by Louise Penny